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weightless

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Pronunciation: /ˈweɪtləs
 
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Definition of weightless in English:

adjective

(Of a body, especially in an orbiting spacecraft) not apparently acted on by gravity.
Example sentences
  • Her body slowly felt weightless and she landed softly on her hands and knees.
  • So far little is known of how the female body is affected by weightless conditions.
  • She felt light, weightless, as if she were lying on a thick layer of foam.

Derivatives

weightlessly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Or just hang out - weightlessly - in zero gravity.
  • She seems to float across the stage weightlessly.
  • He felt as though he were drifting weightlessly through an endless tunnel.

weightlessness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Brett tried to push but in the zero-G weightlessness, the only result was that he drifted away from the door.
  • The contents of the plane are effectively in free-fall, creating weightlessness for all those on-board.
  • As you began approaching the great abyss, you'd be in free fall, experiencing weightlessness.

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